FASS in the News

The New Economy: Sharing not Caring

The New Economy: Sharing not Caring

23 July 2018

Dr Adam Fish (Sociology) appeared on BBC World Service on 16th July to discuss the sharing economy.

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Jenn Ashworth elected as fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

Jenn Ashworth elected as fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

29 June 2018

Jenn Ashworth (English Literature and Creative Writing) has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature as part of their 40 Under 40 initiative.

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President Trump's use of language

President Trump's use of language

4 July 2018

Professor Christopher Hart (Linguistics and English Language) was interviewed for BBC Radio 4's Today Programme on language migration and Trump's use of language.

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Exploring 'Northern Rocks'

Exploring 'Northern Rocks'

27 June 2018

Professor Simon Bainbridge (English Literature and Creative Writing) appeared on Radio 3’s The Verb on Friday 29th June on a programme focusing on ‘Northern Rocks’, talking about the literature of Romantic-period mountaineering and climbing.

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LICA Academic at UK-Peru Workshop

LICA Academic at UK-Peru Workshop

6 June 2018

Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves (LICA) represented FASS and Lancaster University at the UK-Peru Workshop: Relationship between Food, Nutrition and Health which took place in Lima, Peru.

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Should drones have improved ability to identify humans?

Should drones have improved ability to identify humans?

21 May 2018

Professor Lucy Suchman (Sociology) was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Up All Night programme discussing controversy over Google’s Project Maven, which aims to improve the ability of drones to identify humans. Professor Suchman was one of 700 academics who wrote a letter opposing this project.

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